As Facebook INC (FB) Shares Declined, Shareholder Parus Finance Uk LTD Decreased Stake

April 20, 2018 - By Robert Judd

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Corporate LogoDuring 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1.21. That’s change of 0.06, from 2017Q3’s 1.15. 57 investors sold all, 621 reduced holdings as FB ratio increased. 670 rose positions while 147 funds acquired positions. Funds hold 1.61 billion shares thus 1.26% less from 2017Q3’s 1.63 billion shares. Hbk Investments Lp, Texas-based fund reported 16,900 shs. Investec Asset Ltd holds 1.2% of its capital in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 1.65M shs. 2,073 are owned by Atwood And Palmer. Hirtle Callaghan And Co Limited Liability Company reported 37 shs. Foxhaven Asset LP reported 361,378 shs stake. Carroll Associate Inc owns 1,805 shs. Headinvest Ltd Llc stated it has 1,352 shs. Intrust National Bank & Trust Na reported 23,144 shs stake. Harvey holds 2.22% of its capital in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 34,760 shs. First Western Capital Mgmt has 2,736 shs for 0.27% of their capital. Marathon Trading Invest Llc holds 887,688 shs or 4.36% of its capital. Moreover, Texas Permanent School Fund has 1.44% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Wills has invested 0.36% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Chesley Taft Associates has invested 2.1% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Bridges Investment Counsel reported 3,620 shs stake.

FB registered $1.29 billion net activity with 0 buys and 41 insider sales since October 17, 2017. $2.83M worth of stock was sold by Cox Christopher K on Thursday, December 7. $131,470 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shs were sold by Stretch Colin. On Thursday, March 15 55,000 shs were sold by Sandberg Sheryl, worth $10.07M. Schroepfer Michael Todd had sold 38,104 shs worth $6.15 million on Tuesday, April 10. $221.33M worth of stock was sold by Koum Jan on Thursday, February 15. $806,019 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by FISCHER DAVID B..

Parus Finance Uk Ltd decreased its holdings by 4.23% in Facebook Inc (FB), according to 2017Q4 Securities and Exchange form. 30,725 shares were sold by Parus Finance Uk Ltd as the company’s stock declined 14.10% with the market. The technology company reported $122.84M value for the 2017Q4. Now the institutional investor is holding 696,128 shares, compared to the 726,853 from the previous quarter. Parus Finance Uk Ltd has risen its stake in and also increased its holding in Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 3,160 shares in the quarter, for a total of 11,040 shares.

Analysts await Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on April, 25 after the close. They expect $1.36 EPS, up 30.77 % or $0.32 from last year’s $1.04 per share. FB’s profit will be $3.94B for 30.90 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.20 actual EPS reported by Facebook, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -38.18 % negative EPS growth.

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Ratings Coverage

A total of 32 analysts rate Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) as follows: 30 “Buy”, 2 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 94% are bullish. The firm has $265.0 highest and $168 lowest target. The avg target $219.57 is 30.62% above the last ($168.1) price. (NASDAQ:FB) has 66 ratings reports on Apr 20, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Monday, October 30 Canaccord Genuity maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $190.0 target. On Wednesday, November 1 the stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has “Buy” rating given by Aegis Capital. On Thursday, November 2 the firm earned “Buy” rating by UBS. On Tuesday, April 10 the stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has “Buy” rating given by Wells Fargo. The company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, October 31. On Wednesday, January 31 Canaccord Genuity maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $230.0 target. On Tuesday, January 16 the rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. In Thursday, November 2 report Needham maintained it with “Buy” rating and $215.0 target. On Monday, January 8 Bank of America maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $230.0 target. The company rating was upgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Friday, October 27.

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